Dick was the founder and proprietor of Roderick Plumbing, established in 1954. He served as an Airport Commissioner in the Mitchell Administration, received the Marian Medal in 1999 and was a Eucharistic minister and a parishioner of Holy Name Church. Richard was a WWII USN veteran. He was a member of the Quequechan Club and a captain for 1 year of the Roderick’s Bowling team. He also was a member of the Serra Club and the Century Club at Bishop Connelly High School. He coached Fall River Youth Hockey and was chairman of many committees at St. Michael Church.
His funeral will take place from the MANUEL ROGERS & SONS FUNERAL HOME, INC. 1521 N. Main St., Fall River FRIDAY at 9 A.M. with a Mass of Christian Burial In Holy Name Church, Hanover St. at 10 A.M. Interment in St. Patrick Cemetery. Calling hours THURSDAY 4-8 P.M.